Board of Regents of University of Wisconsin System v. Southworth

Text

https://tile.loc.gov/storage-services/service/ll/usrep/usrep529/usrep529217/usrep529217.pdf

Holding

First Amendment permits public university to charge students a general activity fee to fund various campus services and groups, including facilitating extracurricular student speech, provided that the program is viewpoint neutral.

Citation

529 U.S. 217

Year

Ratio

Author

Religious Tradition Involved

State/Territory of Origin

Clause (Free Exercise / Establishment / Both / Other)

Does it involve religious institution(s) or individual(s)

Local / State / Federal Legislation

Dissent Author(s)

Uphold / Overturn Penultimate Court

Penultimate court of appeals

Penultimate court opinion citation

Southworth v. Grebe, 151 F.3d 717 (7th Cir. 1998), rev'd sub nom. Bd. of Regents of U. of Wisconsin System v. Southworth, 529 U.S. 217 (2000)